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April 11, 2018

“This is Northside” takes a peek into what’s included in the upcoming bond proposal to be brought to the voters starting with early voting on April 23. All NISD schools will be impacted and 67 percent of funds would be used to renovate and upgrade existing neighborhood schools.  

April 5, 2018

April marks the nation’s Month of the Military Child. As a way to honor military youth affected by deployment, school district employees and students across the state are encouraged to wear purple on Friday, April 13, as part of “Purple Up! for Military Kids.”

April 5, 2018

You know it is almost Fiesta time when groups start showing off their medals (or shoes!) and NISD schools have quite a few medals available for purchase this year. 

April 4, 2018

“This is Northside” shines the spotlight on school safety initiatives in the District, both locally and with a national audience. In addition, students at Stevens HS learn teambuilding skills by using robots underwater. 

March 29, 2018

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and prepare for college vaccination requirements. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 7 NISD campuses in April.

March 28, 2018

Is he a math teacher who loves weather or a meteorologist who loves math? “This is Northside” introduces you to a Northside teacher who’s a star in the classroom and on the news.  

March 28, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved Summer School programs, approved multiple facilities projects, and appointed District and campus administrators. 

March 26, 2018

There’s no place like the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) and Helotes! The NEF 5K Run/Walk has partnered with the City of Helotes and the Helotes Festival Association for a full day of fun for the community on Saturday, May 5, 2018. 

March 22, 2018

Once again, Northside is expecting a large kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year, making it all the more critical that parents register their children during Kinder Roundup in order to secure a seat at their neighborhood school. 

March 22, 2018

In the latest issue of “This is Northside,” Northside athletes show off their skills in Special Olympics, high school students learn life-saving skills, and we shine the spotlight on our student athletic trainers.  

March 22, 2018

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 270 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers.

March 9, 2018

For the second year in a row, a student at Lewis Elementary School is the grand prize winner in the 2018 Texas Cavaliers River Parade Art Contest.

March 9, 2018

Forty thousand free books will be distributed to students and staff at 48 Title 1 Northside schools thanks to a partnership with the non-profit First Book and the Northside American Federation of Teachers.

March 9, 2018

Northside ISD is holding a Custodial Job Fair to fill 75 fulltime positions with benefits for custodians, assistant head custodians, and head custodians.

March 8, 2018

Three first-year and three veteran teachers were named District Educators of the Year at special celebrations held annually to honor teachers who give 100 percent when it comes to improving the lives of children. In addition, Northside’s nominee for the 2018 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching was announced.

March 7, 2018

Northside ISD is working to address children's nutritional needs by opening two campus cafeterias during Spring Break, March 12-16, to provide a no-cost, hot breakfast, and lunch to area students.

March 7, 2018

“This is Northside” gets out of the classroom and into science at one Northside elementary school, showcases how NISD students are helping others replace cherished memories and lost items during Hurricane Harvey, and steps into the rehearsal as a group of choir students prepare to perform with rock and roll legends. 

March 6, 2018

Northside ISD offers several transfer options for those that meet eligibility criteria and applications are now open for the 2018-2019 school year. These options afford students, and parents, flexibility and choices for individualized learning opportunities. 

February 28, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: held a public hearing on the District’s Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR); approved the use of high school allotment funds to subsidize AP exams for students; and appointed campus administrators including two new principals.

February 28, 2018

Congratulations to Northside School District’s 211 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2017-18 school year. They will be recognized at two special celebrations in their honor beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Brennan High School auditorium

February 27, 2018

The 21st annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival, presented by Jefferson Bank, has something for everyone and promises to be the most exciting show yet. The entire show has been created to center around the 11 rural schools that served as the "roots" of Northside ISD.   

February 26, 2018

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and prepare for college vaccination requirements. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 8 NISD campuses in March.

February 22, 2018

The 49th annual NISD Special Olympics Track and Field Meet is scheduled for Feb. 26 – March 2 at Gustafson Stadium. The theme for this year’s competition is the “Wizard of Oz” which is fitting to describe the tremendous skills, heart, and courage shown by each of the competitors.

February 21, 2018

We’re getting up close and scientific at Sul Ross MS in this week’s “This Is Northside.” Our high school athletes are speaking 2Words and building character with a special guest speaker. And finally, we’re introducing you to some budding journalists. Watch the video to see where you can “read all about it!”

February 16, 2018

An Open Letter to Northside ISD Staff, Students, and Parents from Superintendent Brian Woods: Like many of you, I watched with sadness and horror as another school shooting unfolded in our country. We all grieve for those involved in this tragedy.

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